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COVID-19

How to Succeed in Distance Education

With the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, many schools are closing their doors and shifting students and faculty to on-line study with little-to-no advanced notice nor training. I know...

Guidance Requested on Use of Federal Education Funding for English Learners

The U.S. Department of Education has been asked to provide guidance on the use of CARES Act funding for English Learners (ELs) in K-12 public schools by...

1.3 Billion Students Still Affected by Closures

According to UNESCO, 200 million students have gone back to school in the last two weeks, as schools reopen progressively across the globe. As of mid-April, 1.5...

U.S. Department of Education Guidelines for Web Access & Students’ Rights

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Education has released a webinar on ensuring web accessibility for students with...

Distance education for Syrian refugee children in Gaziantep

Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF), a NGO focused on emergency-response technologies, has developed a system that allows children to continue learning from home after the closure of two...

Multiplying Divisions

Daniel Ward argues that the digital divide is not just a connectivity problem The sudden closure of schools across the U.S. is resulting...

Multilingual Emergency Info Lacking

Non-English-speaking communities in the U.S. have voiced concern that coronavirus information is being communicated to them after the rest of the country and in less detail, creating a divide that could put...

EveryLibrary Institute creates HALO Fund to help Librarians and Library workers in need of...

In honor of National Library Worker Day on April 21st, 2020, the EveryLibrary Institute is proud to be working with hundreds of library supporters and leading library vendors to...

Stephen Krashen’s Seven Tips for Teaching Language During Covid-19

For Stephen Krashen, the disruption to traditional education during Covid-19 may reveal some unexpected benefits. Krashen is a leading...

Pop Stars Use Isolation to Learn (and Teach) Languages

Camila Cabello receiving an MTV Award (MTV International / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0) Cuban-American singer, songwriter, and actress Camila Cabello is teaching her boyfriend, Shawn Mendes to speak Spanish...
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